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6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Assam

  by NEWSNER , 2021-04-28 10:48:54


6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Assam

A tremor of the extent of 6.7 on the Richter Scale hit Sonitpur, Assam on Wednesday at 7:51 am, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) affirmed. The shake hit at a generally shallow profundity of 10 kilometers. The central point of the seismic tremor was a day and a half west-northwest of Assam's Tezpur at Dhekiajuli, the NCS said. 

 

"Just encountered an enormous tremor in Assam. Hanging tight for subtleties," Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted alongside photographs of broken dividers inside a structure and a wrecked limit divider. 

 

Statement from CM:

 

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal later said: "Large tremor hits Assam. I petition God for the prosperity of all and urge everybody to remain alert. Taking updates from all locale." 

 

"This is perhaps the greatest quake I've felt in the course of my life. There was a second one 10 minutes after the primary quake," Kumar Sanjay Krishna, Former Chief Secretary, said.

 

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